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Sinclair Lewis

Harry Sinclair Lewis was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, which was awarded "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters." His works are known for their critical views of American capitalism and materialism between the wars. He is also respected for his strong... Read More

BornHarry Sinclair Lewis
February 7, 1885
Sauk Centre, Minnesota, United States
DiedJanuary 10, 1951 (aged 65)
Rome, Italy
OccupationNovelist, playwright, short story writer
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